Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Kun:
ぬしおもあるじ
On:
シュシュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
95 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord, the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 首位 【シュイ】 first place, head position, leading position
  • 自主 【ジシュ】 independence, autonomy, self-reliance
  • 盟主 【メイシュ】 leader (of an alliance), leading power
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 座主 【ザス】 temple's head priest
  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord, the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主従 【シュウジュウ】 master and servant, lord and retainer, employer and employee

Kun reading compounds

  • 主 【ぬし】 head (of a household, etc.), leader, master, owner, proprietor, proprietress, subject (of a rumour, etc.), doer (of a deed), guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers), long-time resident (or employee, etc.), husband, you
  • 馬主 【うまぬし】 owner of a horse (esp. racehorse), registered owner (of a racehorse)
  • 船主 【せんしゅ】 shipowner
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 主に 【おもに】 mainly, primarily
  • 主 【あるじ】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant), entertaining someone as one's guest
  • 女主 【おんなあるじ】 female owner, proprietress, landlady
  • 坊の主 【ぼうのあるじ】 master of the priests quarters

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ず、 もん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • señor
  • jefe
  • dueño
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • senhor
  • chefe
  • mestre
  • coisa principal
  • principal

French

  • maître
  • seigneur
  • chef
  • principal
  • propriétaire
  • mari
237 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
299 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
91 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
285 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
49 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
106 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
196 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
155 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
155 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
19 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2437 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1696 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
272 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
100 Morohashi
1938 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 New Nelson (John Haig)
266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
284 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
34 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
252 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
2-2-3 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
1-28-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e3b Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
husband, man
Kun:
おっとそれ
On:
フウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
335 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 夫妻 【フサイ】 husband and wife, married couple
  • 夫婦 【フウフ】 married couple, husband and wife, man and wife, his and hers, pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)
  • 継夫 【ケイフ】 second husband
  • 炊夫 【スイフ】 male cook
  • 夫婦 【フウフ】 married couple, husband and wife, man and wife, his and hers, pair of objects, one larger (for man), one smaller (for woman)
  • 夫子 【フウシ】 teacher, wise man, sage, master, Confucius, the person concerned, you, he, she
  • 一工夫 【ヒトクフウ】 contrivance, bit of fiddling, little ingenuity, bit more (e.g. food)
  • 創意工夫 【ソウイクフウ】 ingenuity, inventiveness, creative originality
  • 夫人 【フジン】 wife, Mrs, madam, wife of a nobleman (aristocrat, etc.), consort of the emperor
  • 賦役 【フエキ】 slave labour, slave labor, compulsory service, forced labour, forced labor, exacted service
  • 大夫 【ダイブ】 high steward, grand master
  • 右京大夫 【ウキョウノダイブ】 Ukyō no Daibu (title under the ritsuryo system), high steward

Kun reading compounds

  • 夫 【おっと】 husband
  • 夫選び 【おっとえらび】 choosing a husband
  • DV夫 【ディーブイおっと】 (physically) abusive husband, wife beater
  • 元夫 【もとおっと】 ex-husband, former husband
  • 夫れ夫れ 【それぞれ】 each, respectively

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 と、 ゆう、 よ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fu1, fu2
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • marido
  • hombre
  • esposo

Portuguese

  • marido
  • homem

French

  • mari
  • homme
501 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
601 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
573 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
265 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
164 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
51 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
445 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
104 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
315 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
315 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
595 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
411 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2909 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5835 Morohashi
3460 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1136 New Nelson (John Haig)
838 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
901 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
220 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
445 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a4.31 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
5003.0 Four corner code
1-41-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
592b Unicode hex code